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A Yoga Primer Chakras - Root Chakra
Chakras are energy centers throughout the body each with their own distinct characteristics. There are 7 Chakras running from the base of the spine to the crown of the head. I will be taking you on a tour of each chakra for the next few weeks.
B.K.S. Iyengar Brought Life to Yoga
Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar died August 20, 2014 at the age of 95. He helped popularize yoga around the world as a teacher and author of 14 books on the subject. This is not another obituary but a simple look at his life with Yoga.
Basic Yoga Equipment for Everyone
Yoga equipment can help provide steadiness and balance. It is helpful in positioning yourself into proper alignment and even adjusting yourself deeper into the pose.
Beginning Yoga Students Start Here
The wonderful thing about yoga is that everyone starts in their own place, within their own ability. In a typical yoga class you will see students of varying ages, levels of ability, and stages of development. Learn what to expect from your new yoga class and how to make the most of it.
Does Yoga Burn Fat
Yoga has been added to the many fitness crazes, finding classes in gyms and studios as well as many other places. The question being asked by "fitness" yoga students is, Does yoga burn fat? This is not a simple question and here are facts on yoga, fat loss, and calories burn.
Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga for Relation
This type of yoga is called Kum Nye (Koom Nyay. Kum Nye brings many wonderful benefits such as rest from mental and emotional stress; counteraction of stiffness and rigidity while providing muscle tone; increased circulation of the blood; and the ultimate benefit of total relaxation.
More Yoga for Upper Body Strength
During yoga practice we use a form of resistance training; our own body weight provides the resistance. There are many yoga poses that fit into this category and I couldn’t write about them all in my first article “Yoga for Upper Body Strength”. Here are more yoga poses for upper body strength.
Most Popular Styles of Yoga
There are many styles of yoga to choose from. The most important thing is to pick a style that suits you, physically and mentally. Here are some of the most popular styles of yoga to try out.
Recharge at Work with Seated Yoga
Sitting at a desk or any place for too long is tiring. Your muscles become tight and cramped. Try these poses anywhere to recharge your body and mind.
Relax with Restorative Yoga
Slow down and let your mind and body relax. How do I do that? Turn to Restorative Yoga to find balance in your life. This style of yoga uses props to help the body relax. One your muscles begin to relax your mind will get the message and become quiet.
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